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Promenade Art Week 2020

We have chosen, in this special edition of Promenade on occasion of Art Week, to have you accompanied by those who know the initiative and experience it in first person.

During this long week dedicated to Bolognese art, there will be the following “guides” to guide you:
- Lorenzo Balbi, artistic director of MAMbo - Museum of Modern Art of Bologna and ART CITY,
- Fabrizio Padovani, chair of the Association of Galleries of Modern and Contemporary Art of Bologna,
- Simone Menegoi, artistic director of Arte Fiera,
- Sissi, artist of international renown, president of the jury for the #ContemporaryYoung award for Arte Fiera 2019.

Explore all the locations recommended by our experts. Set off Among the Porticoes of Bologna with Virginio Merola, Among the Works of the Permanent Collections with Roberto Grandi, wander In the UNESCO City of Music with Paolo Fresu, In the Land of Taste with Alberto Bettini and dream at the Cinema under the Stars with Gian Luca Farinelli.

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The nomination of the porticoes to the World Heritage List

Promanade among the Porticoes of Bologna

The nomination of the porticoes to the World Heritage List

The porticoes, nominated as Unesco “world heritage site”, make the city of Bologna unique in the world. Lights and shadows, deep architectural perspectives, different columns and capitals create fascinating and extraordinary urban images.

Museo Civico Archeologico

Promenade among the works of the Permanent Collections

Museo Civico Archeologico

The Civic Archaeological Museum is one of the most prestigious archaeological collections in Italy. It comprehensively narrates local history from prehistoric times to the Roman Age. Its collection of Egyptian antiquities is recognized as one of the most important in Europe, the second in Italy.

Teatro Comunale di Bologna

Promenade in the UNESCO City of Music

Teatro Comunale di Bologna

In 1756 the Bolognese Senate, on Cardinal Lambertini's suggestion, employed the famous stage designer and architect Antonio Galli Bibiena  design a new theatre. The theatre was inaugurated in 1763 with the new opera 'Il Trionfo di Clelia' by Metastasio with music by Gluck and stage scenes by Bibiena.

The Motorvalley

Promenade discovering the Motorvalley

The Motorvalley

A route to discover the most important factories and museums dedicated to engines.

Via degli Dei (Path of Gods)

Promenade among the Colours of Autumn

Via degli Dei (Path of Gods)

The Via degli Dei (Path of Gods) is a hiking path that connects the cities of Bologna and Florence across theTuscan-Emilian Apennines. 

Cineteca di Bologna

Promenade Cinema Under the Stars

Cineteca di Bologna

Cineteca di Bologna is located in the ex-Manifattura Tabacchi. Most of the activities offered by the Cineteca take place in Piazzetta Pier Paolo Pasolini, the area where the municipal slaughterhouse used to be, thus creating a kind of audiovisual “cittadella” (a little city).